Luca Giordano’s ‘Perseus’ in 10 minutes | National Gallery

Letizia Treves, the James and Sarah Sassoon Curator of Later C17 Paintings, discusses Giordano’s ’Perseus turning Phineas and his Followers to Stone’.

Luca Giordano, Perseus turning Phineas and his Followers to Stone, about 1660.

Please note the dating of this picture has been revised to ‘about 1660’ since the release of this video.

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